Assistant Director, Marketing & Communications

Martha's Table
Washington, DC
Oct 13, 2017
Oct 26, 2017
Full Time
At Marthas Table our work centers around one central beliefthat every child deserves the opportunity for their brightest future and a deeply engaged family and community committed to their success For over years we have worked to support stronger children stronger families and stronger communities by increasing access to quality education programs healthy food and family supports Marthas Table is seeking an Assistant Director of Marketing Communications to work in partnership with senior leadership and across the organization to craft share deliver and drive messaging and communications of the Marthas Table vision mission and programming Essential Duties and Responsibilities In partnership with leadership CEO CERO Development staff and program leadership share the joy and needs of our programming mission with donors and our extended community through the development of a wide range of materials including newsletters direct mail digital campaigns website talking points marketing collateral and social media Collaborate with CEO and CERO to develop and execute messaging and communications strategies that will deepen impact and support Marthas Tables growth Track and share relevant happenings across the country that relate to the success of our mission and be prepared to shape and share messages on an hourly daily weekly monthly and quarterly basis Work with a wide range of media players to ensure appropriate coverage of Marthas Tables efforts Work with program leadership to keep critical partners including parents volunteers and critical community members close via clear communications Provide backup support to the CERO and other senior leadership in representing the organization in a wide range of forums and efforts Responsible for the design and maintenance of the website mobile and all forms of social media messaging Exercise expert communication skills including written visual and oral Work with all internal stakeholders to support consistent messaging and branding across the organization Lead organizations marketing strategy and implementation Supervise and mentor the Manager of Marketing and Online Engagement and Stakeholder Engagement Fellow Demonstrate strong managerial skills to manage and develop internal staff Marketing and Communications staff fellows interns as well as a range of external vendors and pro bono partners who are essential to the work Education Bachelors degree in Communications or related field Masters degree preferred Knowledge Skills Minimum of five years related experience demonstrating success working independently with minimal oversight Highly collaborative style experience developing and implementing communications strategies Expert writing editing and verbal communication skills Experience in writing for development fundraising campaigns preferred A strong track record as an implementer with high standards who thrives on managing a variety of key initiatives concurrently High energy maturity and leadership with the ability to serve as a unifying force and to position communications discussions at both the strategic and tactical levels Relationship builder with the flexibility and finesse to manage by influence Demonstrated excellence as both team leader and team member Experience in developing direct mail campaigns preferred Experience in developing and implementing digital marketing campaigns preferred Sincere commitment to work collaboratively with all constituent groups including staff board members volunteers donors program participants and other supporters Self starter able to work independently and enjoys creating and implementing new initiatives Passionate belief in equity opportunity and Marthas Tables mission Commitment to maintaining high levels of respect dignity and integrity and a roll up your sleeves attitude Ability and desire to thrive in a fast paced and fast changing environment Application Requirements Submit a cover letter resume and two writing samples as one pdf document

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